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HUGHES, Ted. Rain-Charm for the Duchy and Other Laureate Poems.
London : 1992First edition, trade issue, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Dorothy and Ben, with much love, Ted, 28 August 1992," followed by a short poem, "The Royalist / Is afraid / The Queen's a pin / In a hand-grenade," and with a small correction in Hughes's hand to p. 7.
Stock Code: 146331
HARDY, Thomas. Poems of the Past and the Present.
London & New York : 1902 [but 1901]First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies, this copy in the rare presentation binding. Hardy's second volume of verse was published in November 1901, when this binding was advertised as "a Special Edition, suitable for presentation, bound in white and gold."
It is unknown how many copies were specially bound but it is likely to be a... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 147566
HARDY, Thomas. Compassion.
London : 1924Limited edition, number 44 of 50 copies, signed by the publisher. Hardy's poem was first printed in The Times on 16 June 1924, and was quickly reprinted for Symons. "It was expressly stated in The Times that there was no copyright, and immediate moves were made to reprint the poem privately" (Purdy, p. 231).
Alphonse James Albert Symons (1900-1941)... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 146865